Biography of Gerilyn Gaskill
Artist, photographer and bad poet
Gerilyn Gaskill has a passion for capturing the beauty of the Delaware coastline and Delmarva landscapes in watercolor, oil and acrylics. Her interest in art started young in kindergarten and was helped along by her great-grandfather artist August Seiler, who also painted coastal imagery.
Gerilyn was born in and resided in Wilmington, DE, spent some of her youth in Lewes, DE, and now splits the difference residing closer to the middle of the state in Georgetown, DE. Active in the local arts, she is a member of the Millsboro Art League, Millsboro, DE, Milton Art Guild, Milton, DE; Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth, DE; Mispillion Art League, Milford, De.; and the Art League of Ocean City, Ocean City, MD.
In her working years, Gerilyn moved away from her beloved Delaware and lived in Riverside, CA, and Baltimore. She retired in (12-2008) from a career in nursing, moved back to Delaware and hasn’t looked back since. Art consumes her every waking moment.
When she’s not painting, she is teaching others to paint. Gaskill volunteers a great deal of her time educating youth in the arts. For several years, she has organized and taught an art camp to local youths at the Millsboro Art League.
Art enthusiasts can view and buy her latest work at several local art leagues (see list below) and http://gerisartworld.blogspot.com.
Gerilyn also welcomes commission work and can customize for the customer’s needs.